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Booker T. Washington High School Wildcats. Programs, courses, and extracurricular activities published October 2010. There is something for everyone at Booker T. Washington High School. Special Programs include…………. Early Childhood Education Academy Marine Science Academy

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Booker T. Washington High School

Wildcats

Programs, courses, and extracurricular activities

published October 2010



Special Programs include…………. School

Early Childhood Education Academy

Marine Science Academy

Health Science Academy

Culinary Arts Academy

Web Design Academy

E-Commerce/Marketing Academy

ROTC

Fine and Performing Arts

Applied Technology

Family and Consumer Sciences

New Beginnings


Family and Consumer Sciences Programs School

Early Childhood Education Academy

Students in this academy concentrate on preparing for a career in child care or preschool education. Students spend a portion of their time in an on-the-job training situation. Students successful in this program exit high school with a state certification in child care.

Course work includes: Early Child Education I – IV

Application is made during the CHOICE program application period of the School District. Deadline for application is generally around the first of March.

Culinary Arts Academy

Students in this academy concentrate on preparing for a career in the food service/restaurant industry. Students successful in this program are eligible to earn Prostart certification.

Course work includes: Food and Nutrition & Principles of Food Preparation Culinary Arts I – IV

Application is made during the CHOICE program application period of the School District. Deadline for application is generally around the first of March.


The Family and Consumer Science Department also offers courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

FCS


Marine science academy
Marine Science Academy courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

The BTWHS Marine Science Academy (MSA) is a program for academically talented students with a serious interest in the field of marine studies. Students in this program complete three years of intensive science coursework which culminates in dual enrollment in marine studies at the University of West Florida their senior year. The expectation for students in this program is that they will continue postsecondary study in a marine science field in a four year program at a college or university.

Application is made during the CHOICE program application period of the School District. Deadline for application is generally around the first of March.


The Marine Science Academy courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction. at B. T. Washington High School is an academy designed for academically talented students who have a strong interest in pursuing careers in the marine sciences or related fields. Students in the Marine Science Academy will have an intensive curriculum which will include immersion in scientific processes including laboratory experimentation, research, and field study.

Core academic teachers will work together with the MSA students to include scientific application in the their lessons. The high school experience for the MSA students will culminate with dual enrollment in the marine sciences at the University of West Florida.

Curriculum path

9th Grade Blocked Algebra I H and Geometry H Or Geometry H in the regular schedule English I H Reading (semester) Biology I H Electives, P.E., or Foreign Language

10th Grade

Blocked Marine I H and Chemistry H Algebra II H English II H World History H Introduction to Information Technology Electives, P.E. or Foreign Language

11th Grade

Blocked Marine II H and AP Environmental Science

DE Algebra/Statistics

English III H or AP Language & Comp American history Electives, P.E., or Foreign Language

12th Grade

DE/BSC2311 Intro to Oceanography (UWF) 1st sem DE/BSC1050 Fundamentals of Ecology (UWF) 2nd sem Physics H DE Trig/Precal English IVH or AP Literature American Government & Economics Electives, P.E., or Foreign Language


Health science academy
Health Science Academy courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

Students in the Health Science Academy (HSA) have the opportunity to not only learn about the various health care industry occupations, but they also participate in on site experiences at local medical facilities. Students observe many of the different venues within hospitals and clinics. Upon graduation the students are prepared to continue with postsecondary training in a medical field of their choice in either a two or four year college program or even further, if desired. Industry certifications obtained include: CPR, HIPAA, OSHA, Reporting changes in Patient Status, Diversity, No Harassment Policy, and Abbreviations and Symbols.

Course work includes:

Year one - Medical Skills and Services

Year two - Health Science I & II

Year three - Allied Health Assisting

Year four - Health Occupations Education Directed Study and Health Occupations Cooperative Education On- the-Job Training


Web design academy
Web Design Academy courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

Students in the Web Design Academy learn the fundamentals of creating websites and website pages. Students may become proficient enough to earn industry certification in Dreamweaver CS4, Flash CS4, and Photoshop CS4 . Students will be able to enter the workforce directly or go on to postsecondary training in a two or four year college program.

Course work includes:

Web Services and Design I – IV

Students in the BTWHS Web Design Services Academy designed the websites for over 20 different departments within the Escambia County School District during school year 2010.

Certified Web Designer


E commerce marketing academy
E-Commerce/Marketing Academy courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

The Cat Shack and online store are two businesses currently run by students in the E-commerce/Marketing Academy. Students learn entrepreneurial skills and marketing basics in this program. Students are members of DECA, the international association of marketing students. One of the 2010 state officers was one of our own Wildcats. The Cat Shack and online store offer school spirit items including clothing, hats, and other paraphernalia. Students completing this program are well prepared for careers in retail or online merchandising.

Course work includes: Practical Entrepreneurship Marketing Essentials Introduction to E-Commerce E-Commerce Entrepreneurship System Analysis & Design E-Commerce Marketing


Fine and performing arts
Fine and Performing Arts courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

Washington High School has one of the best fine arts programs in the district. Course are offered in visual arts, instrumental and choral music, and drama.


Visual Arts offerings include…………. courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

Digital and traditional darkroom photography I-IV Painting and drawing I-IV Two and three dimensional design Pottery I-IV Advanced Placement in 2D and 3D Design and Drawing

Music study includes…………

Orchestra (Escambia County Youth Orchestra) Instrumental music with marching band Choral music including the boys ensemble, The Washington Singers Piano

Drama…………

Students have opportunities to participate in……….. Drama I-IV Stagecraft I-IV


Applied technology
Applied Technology courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

Applied Technology offerings include computer-based drafting I-IV and Materials and Processes I-IV. Students learn basic drafting skills and design principles. Projects include structures and other utilitarian objects. Materials and processes courses offer students an opportunity to learn the proper use and care of construction tools including the application of welding. Students are prepared to continue in a vocational training program to begin a career in the building or construction trades field.


ROTC courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

For the military minded JROTC (Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps) is offered as a four year program. The BT Washington ROTC program is Navy affiliated. Students who complete this program are eligible for various military scholarships.

New Beginnings

New Beginnings is an alternative program designed for students who are unsuccessful in the regular school day program. Students who have a combination of behavioral and academic problems are placed in the New Beginnings program where they study core basic subjects and job site skills. Much of their coursework is done online with instructional support through the director of the program, Mrs. Sarah Fox. Students can earn their way back into the mainstream through good behavior and academic credit recovery with grades of “C” or higher.


Core courses…………. courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

Foreign Languages: French, Spanish, German, Latin, and American Sign Language

English: Honors, gifted, advanced placement, regular

Math: Honors, gifted (algebra II only), dual enrollment algebra, trig, and statistics, and precalculus, and advanced placement calculus, liberal arts math, algebra I, intensive math, college ready math, and geometry.

Science: Honors in most sciences as well as advanced placement chemistry and environmental science, physical science, biology, marine science, environmental science, and integrated science II.

Social studies: Honors, advanced placement macroeconomics, government, history, and human geography, and gifted world history. Social studies electives include psychology, law studies, sociology, and African American history.

Reading: Reading is a ninth grade requirement and is also required for students who do not pass the FCAT during their 10th grade year. Reading is also offered for SAT preparation.

TV Production – Training in behind the camera production and in front of the camera production.

Language Arts Electives: Journalism: Literary magazine, the Camenae; student newspaper, the Growl, the yearbook, Graffiti

Business Technology –Besides the academy programsother elective courses including digital design, computers skills courses, and DCT/OJT.

Exceptional Student Education offerings for students who qualify.

Physical education: Volleyball, drivers’ education, team sports, personal fitness, weightraining, and swimming.


Booker T. Washington Clubs and Organizations courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

Club Sponsor Co-Sponsor

ASL Nancy Barger

Art Tanya Broom

Beta Club Reggie Todd

Camenae Cassandra Gleason

CECF Glenda Davis

Chess Scott Kelly

Core Values Sherry Ponds

Deca Carla Ross

Drama Ruth Ann Replogle Barbara Spears

Environmental Julie Schweitzer

FBLA Sherry Ponds

FFEA Susan Kelley

First Priority Gloria McLeod

French Karen Creamer

German Fran Walden

Growl Sarah Fox

HOSA Linda Gott

International Spanish R. Santana-Morales

Jayettes Rhonda Sharp

Junior Civitans Ron Williams

Key Club Krystal Falkler

Latin Karen McAferty

NHS Candace Chodkiewicz

NTHS Sherry Ponds

Positivity, Inc. Gloria McLeod Latasha McGruder

Pretty in Pink Sherry Ponds Latasha McGruder

Rho Khappa Shannon Breaux Rhonda SharpStar Wars Scott Kelly

Class Sponsors:

Senior Class Susan Kelley

Junior Class Pam Hicks/Julie Schweitzer

Sophomore Class Latonya Black

Freshman Class Katy Cody


Sports…………………. courses in interior design and housing, family dynamics, child development, and clothing construction.

What is a high school without sports?????????????

Washington High School offers the following sports:

Boys’ baseball Girls’ softball Boys’ basketball Girls’ basketball Tennis Weightlifting for boys and girls Cross country & Track Football Girls’ Volleyball Swimming & Diving Cheerleading Girls’ soccer Boys’ soccer Golf


Thank you for choosing Booker T. Washington High School as your choice for the next four years…………

you won’t regret being a Wildcat!

For more information, please contact: Susan Soderlind Assistant Principal for Curriculum 850-475-5257, ext 226 [email protected]


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